Cat. No. 1697
Chemical Name: (3S)-6,7-Dimethoxy-3-[(5R)-5,6,7,8-
Biological ActivityOpioid alkaloid with several actions. Binds to tubulin, arrests cells in mitosis and induces apoptosis. Antagonist at bradykinin receptors (pA2 = 6.68), inhibits carbachol-stimulated phosphoinositol turnover and enhances forskolin-stimulated cAMP increases in CNS tissues. Modulates IKK activation, suppressing the NF-κB signaling pathway. Blocks proliferation of human leukemia and multiple myeloma cells. Exhibits anti-inflammatory activity.
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Sung et al (2010) Noscapine, a benzylisoquinoline alkaloid, sensitizes leukemic cells to chemotherapeutic agents and cytokines by modulating the NF-κB signaling pathway. Cancer Res. 70 3259. PMID: 20354190.
Landen et al (2002) Noscapine alters microtubule dynamics in living cells and inhibits the progression of melanoma. Cancer Res. 62 4109. PMID: 12124349.
Mahmoudian and Mojaverian (2001) Effect of noscapine, the antitussive opioid alkaloid, on bradykinin-induced smooth muscle contraction in the isolated ileum of the guinea-pig. Acta Physiol.Hung. 88 231. PMID: 12162581.
Mourey et al (1992) [3H]Noscapine binding sites in brain: relationship to indoleamines and the phosphoinositide and adenylyl cyclase messenger systems. Mol.Pharmacol. 42 619. PMID: 1331753.
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